William Edmonstone R.N.
William Edmonstone R.N.

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William Edmonstone R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
29 January 1810 Born (Middlesex, England)
13 July 1842 Married Mary Elizabeth (1823-1902), eldest daughter of Lieut.-Col. John Whitehall Parsons (1785-1848), Resident of the Island of Zante.
1863 C.B. (Companion of the Order of the Bath)
6 February 18744 April 1880M.P. (Conservative) for Stirlingshire
18 February 1888 Died (Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
5 September 1822Entered Navy
23 February 1829Lieutenant
23 November 1841Commander
20 October 1853Captain
3 July 1869Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Rear-Admiral
23 February 1876Retired Vice-Admiral
9 January 1880Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
26 July 1840 Lieutenant and commander in Weazle, Mediterranean
16 January 1852 Commander (2ic) in St George, commanded by Joseph Nias, guard ship of Ordinary, Devonport
10 June 185912 August 1859Captain in Dauntless (from commissioning at Portsmouth), Portsmouth
12 August 185923 August 1859Captain in Pearl, Portsmouth
23 August 18596 December 1862Commodore in Arrogant (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth), Commander-in-chief, west coast of Africa
1 January 1864 Captain in Indus, flagship of Rear-Admiral Thomas Matthew Charles Symonds, flagship of the Admiral Superintendent, Devonport Dockyard
9 April 1866 Commodore in Fisgard, Woolwich
6 April 1868 Commodore in Fisgard, Woolwich

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